The first table below looks at the demand for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 127 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs citing COM 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.078% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 1.72% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £205 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.25% +20.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -28.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
757 583 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.47% 28.40% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 316 326
Average daily rate £315 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
COM
England

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Yorkshire region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

COM
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -20 1 £205 -44.78% 23
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 11
South Yorkshire - - - - 14
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
4 3 (50.00%) OpenUP
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) X.509
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
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